Staff of NETS WA

NETS WA provides 2 teams of neonatal-trained doctors & nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. NETS employs 3 full-time Neonatal Fellows, who perform most retrievals; hence transports are almost always performed by experienced, senior staff. Junior NETS-accredited neonatal registrars also perform a small number of transports as second-on-call.

Dr Jonathan Davis

Medical Director NETS WA

Dr Jonathan Davis, MD, FRCPCH, FRACP

Dr Davis joined NETS WA in 2016, having previously worked as a neonatologist in Bristol. Jonathan also worked for the NEST (Newborn Emergency Stabilisation Transport) team in the West of England prior to arriving in Perth. He was appointed Medical Director NETS WA in December 2016.

Kylie McDonald

NETS WA Clinical Nurse Consultant

Kylie McDonald, CNC, NNT, RM

Kylie has worked as a neonatal nurse at PMH for 18 years. She was appointed to the role of NETS WA Clinical Nurse Consultant in 2012.

Dr Sam Athikarisamy

Assistant Medical Director NETS WA

Dr Sam Athikarisamy, MD, FRACP

Dr Athikarisamy undertook his post-graduate training in paediatrics at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. Subsequently, he trained in neonatology  at the Women’s and Children’s, Adelaide and Monash, Melbourne. He has been working as a neonatologist in WA since February 2015 and joined the NETS team in 2017.

Dr Rebecca Thomas

NETS WA Consultant

Dr Rebecca Thomas, MBBS, MRCPCH, FRACP

Originally from the UK, Dr Thomas completed her neonatal training in WA in 2015. She recently returned from Toronto, where she worked as a Junior Consultant for their neonatal retrieval service and the NICU at the Hospital for Sick Children. She joined the NETS team in 2018.

Dr Steve Resnick

Consultant Neonatologist

Dr Steve Resnick, MBBCh, FRACP

Dr Resnick served as NETS WA Medical Director from 2008-2016. While he has taken up the position of Head of Department of the NICU at King Edward Memorial Hospital from February 2017, he will maintain involvement with NETS.

Dr Trish Woods

Consultant Neonatologist

Dr Trish Woods, MBChB, FRACP, MRCPCH, M Retrieval Medicine

Dr Woods worked for NETS NSW as a neonatologist/ retrieval consultant before joining the WA team in 2016. Trish has a wealth of experience in retrieval medicine, having completed a Masters in this field.